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Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 7:00pm EST
plans. the state's public sector say they will challenge the illinois law in court. >>> it affects only illinois state workers but right now pension funs for chicago city workers including police and firefighters are short of meeting their obligation by $19.5 billion. chicago mayor rob emmanuel said, the pension process is not solved until relief is brought to chicago and local government across the state. that concerned police veterans like lieutenant maloney. he joins us now from chicago. jim, first of all, your reaction to what the state of illinois did as far as their efforts to solve their debt crisis. >> as far as the pension underfunding. it's a result of mismanagement by the cities, by the states, the cities and states, they have used pension funds as negotiation tools over the years in lieu of wage increases. they've granted pension benefits. that's created this problem. we're here there today. i sit on former mayor dalye's commission to strength committee's pension from 2008 to 2010 we did a report. that report made some suggestions that that administration did not follow with
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 3:30am EST
took earlier. >> your average viewer want's to actually understand how the health care law is going to help them or hurt them. >> they know they can get extremist bickering somewhere else. >> people say that we're revolutionary. our revolution is just going back to doing the best in journalism. >> this is the place to go watch high quality journalism, period. >> more than 29 the thousand americans enrolled in health plans over the weekend. that's more people than during the entire month of october. on tuesday, healthcare.gov had more than 150,000 online visitors. but that does not mean that they could all sign up. the insurance companies express concern about the website's back end which may not be transmitting all the data that they need. doctors are on healthcare's front lines. for many years we've heard them steering clear from family practices to earn more as specialist. the median pay for a family physician $123,000. in 2004, $131,000. and in 2011, $165,000. ceos are the only ones on that list who do not wheele wield scalpels. the average doctor's sallies is $165,000. is that
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 7:00pm EST
can keep your doctor so long as your doctor keeps you. the new health law has many physicians wondering if they'll be able to keep their self-insured patients or accept new one who is are insured through the exchange or medicaid patients. >> a lot of more will be covered through medicaid because it's the biggest part of the expansion in the affordable care act. >> that's a problem for doctors as millions get covered and the new health law. >> at the end of the day it comes down to how much will i be papped and will i have the autonomy to practice the way i want to practice. for instance, sam, a brooklyn based ophthalmologist said that private insurance for a full eye examine will reimburse him at rates of $150. medicare pays him $145. but medicaid only pays $63. obamacare is supposed to bump up those payments for two years, but the process has been rife with delays. >> in new york, they have to triple. >> and even though private insurance companies are selling plans on the obama exchanges, doctors remain ambivalent about whether they'll even take the insurance. in new york, 44
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 7:00pm EST
the justices rejected an appeal regarding a new york law that requires companies to collect state taxes. amazon and overstock.com fought back and instead they brought broader federal legislation to collect from online retailers $1 million from south of state bills. the bill passed the united states senate but remained stuck in the house of representatives. that is even a bigger problem for the company given that there will not be any relief at the supreme court. two months and 400 software bugs later the obama administration said the self-imposed deadline for fixes healthcare.gov has been met for the most part. but it's the glitches that some cannot see that has consumers worried. >>> and trading your money in your 401k. some analysts believe it's a great way to increase your nest egg. others say its gambling with your golden years. it's "real money." stay tune. (vo) al jazeera america we understand that every news story begins and ends with people. >> the efforts are focused on rescuing stranded residents. (vo) we pursue that story beyond the headline, past the spokesperson, to the streets.
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 7:00pm EST
to johannesburg, studied law and joined the african national congress, a political party and resis tent movement fighting the segregation that was so devicive in south africa. those divisions brew even sharper. complete racial separation the resettlement of 3 million people to black homelands. denying they right to vote and travel. themson mandela was only 30. he soon became convinced peaceful demonstrations would never be enough to uproot the oppressive racist structure. so he helped form and run an armed grill ha movement. a campaign of bombings and sabotage in the early 60's, led to his arrest and prosecution. along with others in the movement. >> convicted by spare as death sentence, he would send a quarter of a century behind prison walls. 18 of those at the notorious robin island. outside the fight only grew more fierce, the oppression and the violence focused the word on the racism. boycotts choked off the economy, mandela became the most famous prisoner in the word. the off international condemnation and growing domestic unrest chipped away at apartheid until finally mandela was released
Al Jazeera America
Dec 7, 2013 7:00pm EST
health law has many physicians wondering if they'll be able to keep their self insured patients or accept new ones that get covered on the exchanges or through medicaid expansion. >> physicians can expect seeing more patients coming into their offices with health insurance and a lot more covered through medicaid, because the expansion is one of the biggest parts of the insurance expansion in the affordable care act. >> that's a problem for doctor as millions get covered. many physicians restrick the number of medicate patients they accept because of low reimbursement rates. >> it comes down to how much am i going to be paid and am i going to have the autonomy to practice the way i want to practice. >> look to thens right. >> a brooklyn based ophthalmologist said private insurance for a full eye exam will reimburse at rates up to $150. medicare pace him about $145, for the same procedure, medicaid pays only $63. obamacare is supposed to bump up those payments for two years to encourage participation, but the problem has had delays. >> primary care and medicaid are going to have to go up 7
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 7:00pm EST
as a ball and chain, shackling the the law was repealed. but when the 2008 financial crisis left taxpayers on the hook for hundreds of billions of dollars in bank bail outs, the spirit of glassed eagle was reborn as the vol kerr rule. >> it is important, because we want to make sure we are protecting the deposits that are federally insured from risky behavior. we don't want to endanger those deposited. >> named after paul vol kerr, the former federal reserve chairman, the rule banned banks that take federally insured deposits from engaging in so called proprior tear trading. >> widely seen as the center piece of the wall street reform and consumer protection act, it has become contentious, because unlike glassed eagle it does not ban all trading. >> banks can still trade securities or execute trades for their customers. and for years now, regulators have been rangeling with how to distinguish those ben nine trades from ones that can harm a bank. >> those who favor a tough interpretation, point to the $6 billion trading loss jpmorgan chase incurred in the london whales scandal. whether the
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